From a fall risk screening and a preschool program to hearing evaluations and pediatric language clinics, Concordia University Wisconsin offers several opportunities for community members to benefit from the studies and services of Concordia's future health care professionals.
These services are offered for free or at a reduced cost to community members. Additionally, community members’ participation provides a valuable hands-on learning experience for the graduate-level Concordia students involved.
Fall Risk Screening
Open to adults 55 years or older
Wednesday, Oct. 6 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | CCES 200 | FREE
Students in CUW’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Doctor of Occupational Therapy programs (OTD) assess participants’ vulnerability for falls and offer recommendations or referrals. If you choose to participate, you will be asked to:
- Answer questions about any past falls, balance concerns, and how mobility around the home and community is going
- Provide a list of past and current medical conditions
- Provide a list of current medications
- Complete balance activities with students
At the conclusion, each participant will receive a written summary classifying his or her level of risk for falls and any subsequent recommendations or referrals. DPT and OTD students will complete fall risk screens under the direct supervision of licensed CUW faculty.
Appointments are required for this free opportunity. No walk-ins will be accepted. Click below to email Stacy Stolzman, PT, PhD, to schedule your appointment time.
Open to anyone
Various dates | 12:10 – 12:50 p.m. | HS009 | $10
Concordia’s Physical Therapy program is providing 10-minute massages for $10 over the lunch hour.
Massages will be provided by third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students, and the proceeds will help offset study materials for students’ licensure board exam.
Massage Clinics will take place on the following dates:
- Tuesday, Sept. 21
- Tuesday, Oct. 12
- Tuesday, Oct. 26
- Thursday, Nov. 4
- Thursday, Nov. 18
Participants must RSVP. No walk-ins accepted.
Pediatric Articulation/Language Clinic
Various dates by appointment | Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic | Fee based on a sliding scale
The CUW Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic is now accepting applications for fall sessions, working with children who may be having articulation and language issues. Children may benefit from these services if they:
- Produce speech that is unclear, even to familiar people
- Do not understand what others say
- Have difficulty following directions
- Say only a few words
- Do not put words together to make sentences
- Have trouble playing and talking with other children (social skills)
- Have difficulty with academic skills at school
Clinical offerings include:
- Comprehensive evaluations
- Intervention services
- Individual and group sessions
- Child Language and Literacy Center
- Preschool program
Child Language & Literacy Center Preschool Program
Open to students age 3-5 with or without diagnosed speech/language needs
Tuesdays and Thursdays | 9 – 11:30 a.m. | Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic | Fee based on a sliding scale
This language and literacy preschool program is rooted in Christian values and open to children ages 3-5. It is coordinated by Speech-Language Pathologist and Early Literacy Expert Heather Pauly, PhD, CCC-SLP, with assistance from graduate clinicians enrolled in CUW’s speech-language pathology program.
Open to anyone age 5 and up
Mondays | By appointment | FREE
If you haven’t had your hearing checked in a long time—or ever—it’s a good idea to get an evaluation. Tests are conducted in the speech-language pathology program’s state-of-the art Audiology Clinic in the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center on Concordia’s Mequon, Wisconsin, campus. They are administered by students in the speech-language pathology program, under the supervision of Dr. Kim Sesing, who is a licensed audiologist and assistant professor of speech-language pathology at CUW.
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